Eat & Drink

Roots of North Carolina Dinner

By Chapel Hill Magazine | February 9, 2015

An intimate dinner with up to 75 guests will be hosted by renowned Durham chef Amy Tornquist at her restaurant Watts Grocery, which is well known for its focus on local agriculture and Southern flavors.  Amy will create a menu based upon and inclusive of dishes that have been created, […]

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Downtown Market

By Kate Sayre | February 2, 2015

Like many downtown dwellers, my husband and I were anxiously awaiting the opening of Mediterranean Market. We absolutely love living off of Franklin Street but always wished there was a place to quickly grab ingredients – half-and-half for our morning coffee, eggs that a recipe requires and some produce. I grew up knowing […]

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BBQ, Beer & Bus Tour

By Chapel Hill Magazine | January 31, 2015

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Grand Taste Experience

By Chapel Hill Magazine | January 31, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [dropcap type=”2″]E[/dropcap]xpect to be “Thanksgiving full,” as one patron described it last year, at the Grand Taste Experience!  You’ll spend the evening savoring dishes created by 20 of the best chefs in the region!  Meet local beverage makers producing your favorite beer, soda, coffee, and spirits.  You are sure […]

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Meal Planning: Lessons Learned

By Kate Sayre | January 22, 2015

Happy 2015! By this time, I hope everyone is well on their way to creating habits originated by New Year’s resolutions. Spoiler alert: I generally do not like these annual promises to ourselves that often fail. I think any time is a good time to make a positive change, not […]

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Coffee Cocktails

By Jessie Ammons | January 19, 2015

When a regular old cup of joe just won’t suffice, head on over to Bowbarr for a drink. The Rosemary Street spot has two concoctions made with a slow brew concentrate of Carrboro Coffee Roasters’ Guatemalan La Providencia coffee. For a fruity take, try the Snake Charmer: Mezcal, locally made […]

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The Dish: Olio & Aceto Cafe

By Jessica Stringer | January 9, 2015

It’s that chilly time of year when I can’t help but crave something warm and soothing. Thankfully Glenda and Suzie Keenan, the mother-daughter team behind Blue Sky Oil & Vinegar and the Olio & Aceto food truck, opened a cheery brick-and-mortar cafe earlier this year where you’ll find winter relief aplenty. Every menu item, from sandwiches and salads […]

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Something Worth Preserving

By Jill Warren Lucas | December 31, 2014

April McGreger has spent much of her adult life selling canned goods at farmers’ markets. But many of the folks buying her award-winning Farmer’s Daughter pickles and preserves don’t realize that the brand’s name reflects her roots as both the daughter and sister of sweet potato farmers. “It comes up a lot,” April […]

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411 West’s Rosemary Gin & Tonic

By Jessie Ammons | December 17, 2014

Ring in the New Year with this classic by Trae Smith of 411 West, elevated by rosemary and pomegranate. 1 ½ oz. North Carolina Cardinal gin 3 oz. Fever Tree tonic ¼ oz. rosemary simple syrup (recipe below) A squeeze of fresh lime juice Fresh rosemary sprig and 5-7 pomegranate seeds for garnishing […]

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Elaine’s Heirloom Cocktail

By Jessie Ammons | December 5, 2014

Cozy up by the fireplace with a good book and this spiked apple cider by Damon Shattuck of Elaine’s on Franklin. It’s just as good with Rye whiskey, brandy or dark or spiced rum. 1 3⁄4 oz. Basil Hayden’s bourbon 1 oz. homemade cider (recipe below) Star anise for garnishing Shake with ice […]

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